SCHIP Buy-In Programs

This brief examines key elements of the seven state SCHIP buy-in programs in operation in 2005. The buy-in programs are designed to fill a coverage gap created when children leave the SCHIP program due to loss of financial eligibility and then become uninsured because their families do not have access to employer coverage or cannot afford private coverage.

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